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Historic Map - World - World Telegraph Chart - 1858

Code:
1W-WO-1858
Shipping Weight:
2.00 pounds
Starting at $24.95

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Telegraph chart, America and Europe.

This beautiful and unique map of the world was originally produced in 1858 by Charles Magnus and Company.

Features the following text:

THE PRESIDENT TO THE QUEEN. Washington City, August 16th, 1858.

To Her Majesty Victoria, Queen of Great Britain:

The President cordially reciprocates the congratulations of her Majesty, the Queen, on the success of the great international enterprise accomplished by science, skill and indomitable energy of the two countries.

It is a triumph more glorious, because far more useful to mankind, than was ever won by conqueror on the field of battle.

May the Atlantic Telegraph, under the blessing of Heaven, prove to be a bond of perpetual peace and friendship between the kindred nations, and an instrument destined by Divine Providence to diffuse religion, civilization, liberty and law throughout the world.

In this view, will not all nations of Christendom unite in a declaration that shall be forever neutral, and that its communications shall be held sacred in passing to their places of destination, even in the midst of hostilities.

THE QUEEN'S MESSAGE.

TO THE HONORABLE THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES:

Her Majesty desires to congratulate the President upon the successful completion of this great work, in which the Queen has taken the deepest interest.

The Queen is convinced that the President will join with her in fervently hoping that the Electric Cable which now connects Great Britain with the United States will prove an additional link between the nations whose friendship is founded upon their common interest and reciprocal esteem.

The Queen has much pleasure in thus communicating with the President, and renewing to him her wishes for the prosperity of the United States.

Each map is produced as a detailed museum quality archive print. This special printing process is known as Giclee (zhee-CLAY) and is commonly used to produce very high quality fine art prints. Printed on Archive Paper, Luster Photo Paper, or Matte Canvas.

Map print ships rolled up in a durable cardboard tube. Frame is not included.

Archival Matte Paper - Premium fine art paper that provides accurate color reproduction with high-contrast, high-resolution print output and maximum image permanence.

Archive Paper Map Print

    • Museum quality archive paper for high-quality fine art.
    • Ultra smooth, neutral white matte finish.
    • Heavy-weight 230 gsm, 9.5 mil thickness.
    • Acid-free and printed with pigment inks for longer print life and enhanced fade resistance.
    • Pigment based Canon LUCIA inks provide smooth tones and rich colors in fine, precise detail.

Luster Photo Paper - A premium semi-gloss photo paper with a subtle eye-pleasing texture that produces a vivid, richly detailed print. This material results in an exquisitely detailed giclee print of substantially higher quality than a standard map poster.

Luster Photo Paper Map Print

  • Printed on 10 mil premium luster photo paper resulting in a brilliant, colorful image with a vivid life-like quality.
  • Pigment based Canon LUCIA inks provide smooth tones and rich colors in fine, precise detail.
  • Inks have a lightfastness rating of over 100 years, guaranteeing minimal noticeable fading over a very long period of time.
  • Printed using very high resolution source files.
  • Giclee printing is superior to traditional lithography in a number of ways: colors are brighter, lasts longer, and is a higher resolution.

Matte Canvas - A premium matte canvas material. Canvas offers a stunning fine art reproduction print perfect for doing a gallery wrap.

Canvas Map Print

  • Printed on 19 mil premium canvas material.
  • Pigment based Canon LUCIA inks provide smooth tones and rich colors in fine, precise detail.
  • Inks have a lightfastness rating of over 100 years, guaranteeing minimal noticeable fading over a very long period of time.
  • Printed using very high resolution source files.
  • Giclee printing is superior to traditional lithography in a number of ways: colors are brighter, lasts longer, and is a higher resolution.

*If planning to have the canvas stretched on to a wood frame we recommend the option with a 2" margin. Map dimensions will be 4" smaller due to margins.* The outer 2" area of the map is mirrored as a border for wrapping around a frame.

Canvas Map Print

Canvas on Wood Rails - A canvas print is mounted to wooden hanging rails placed along the top and bottom of the map. Ready to hang on the wall using the attached hanging cord. Wood rails feature a natural finish.

Canvas Map on Wood Rails